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Assessing The Long Term Impacts Of Scientific Work Experience Programs For Teachers

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Conference

2006 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Assessing K - 12 Engineering Education Programs

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

38

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11.247.1 - 11.247.38

DOI

10.18260/1-2--321

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Donna Barrett Georgia Institute of Technology

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Donna Barrett is a Program Director for the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Donna is a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of Adolescence and Young Adult Science and taught science at the middle and high school levels for 17 years. She is the director of the Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teacher Program. She focuses on professional development opportunities for teachers and inquiry-based instruction.

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Marion Usselman Georgia Institute of Technology

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Dr. Marion Usselman is a Research Scientist at the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) at Georgia Institute of Technology. Marion received her Ph.D. in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University and taught biology at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She focuses on equity issues in education, on university-K-12 partnerships, and K-12 educational reform.

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Barrett, D., & Usselman, M. (2006, June), Assessing The Long Term Impacts Of Scientific Work Experience Programs For Teachers Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. 10.18260/1-2--321

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